Loon Lake, Franklin County, NY, USA

Loon Lake, Franklin County, NY, USA

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 297 vacation rentals near Loon Lake. From 130 houses to 37 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Loon Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

A waterside escape in Loon Lake

For over a century, Loon Lake has drawn travelers to its beautiful shores for relaxing vacations on the water. Presidents, famous families and literary giants have spent summers here, soaking up the sunny days lakeside and enjoying the fresh mountain air. The hamlet sits in the northeastern section of New York's Adirondack Park, so outdoor adventures are easy to come by, from forest hikes to lazy canoe rides on the many nearby lakes and ponds. Whether you're in search of a quiet, lakeside stay or a hub for exploring the Adirondacks, there's a Loon Lake vacation rental for you.

Out on the water in Loon Lake

Some 30,000 miles of streams and rivers run through Adirondacks Park, and the mountainous region holds more than 3,000 ponds and lakes, so getting out on the water is a must. Loon Lake is the perfect spot to start, as the 3-mile body of water welcomes all sorts of freshwater activities. Why not grab a canoe or a kayak and set off on a day of paddling, heading from shore to shore in search of the perfect picnic spot? The lake has views of nearby mountains, so sunsets from your Loon Lake vacation rental are bound to be amazing.

Winter sports heritage near Loon Lake

With a number of attractions scattered around the Adirondack Mountains, stepping away from Loon Lake for some on-land adventures is a must. Nearby Lake Placid is a great spot to delve into the Olympics history of the area, as the village has played host to the winter games. At the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex, ride a 26-story elevator to take in views of the surrounding peaks and go snow tubing when winter rolls around. Open daily for visitors, the Lake Placid Olympic Museum holds exhibits on winter sports and memorabilia and equipment from the first games held here in 1932.

Loon Lake by summer and winter

With glorious mountains, perfect for skiing, and seemingly endless bodies of water to explore by boat, Loon Lake and the surrounding Adirondacks are ideal for vacations in every season. Come in summer for warm afternoons in the 70s and 80s, perfect for whitewater rafting trips and hikes through shady forests, or pick winter for all sorts of snowy sports, from snowmobiling and tubing, to thrilling downhill ski runs. If you visit in the colder months, when temperatures often fall into the single digits, look for a Loon Lake vacation rental with a fireplace, for cozy apres-ski cocoa at home.

Mountainous adventures near Loon Lake

Mountainous adventures near Loon Lake